Episode #53: Max Silvestri
Max Silvestri is a comedian, writer and actor living in Los Angeles. But for seven years, Silvestri hosted one of the hottest indie comedy nights each Wednesday in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – co-hosting “Big Terrific” with Gabe Liedman and Jenny Slate. While living in Brooklyn, S... [Read More]
Third Frames: Monkey Toast w/ David Shore
Monkey Toast creator David Shore made a brief return to Toronto, and assembled the Monkey Toast Players for an all-star improv show at Bad Dog Theatre The post Third Frames: Monkey Toast w/ David Shore appeared first on Third Beat.... [Read More]
'SNL's Uneasy Relationship with Twitter and Online Critics
by Erik Voss Last November, SNL aired a mock promo for a hacky, whitewashed family sitcom called "The Dudleys." In the sketch, a voiceover explains the various lengths the show has gone to satisfy complaints on Twitter — "You tweeted, 'It's 2014, why can't any of The Dudleys be gay?' Well, we ... [Read More]
SNL #40.12 RECAP: Host and musical guest Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton is a tall, charming country singer who knows how to crack a joke and make fun of himself, whether it's hosting an awards show or serving as a judge on NBC's hit singing contest, The Voice. So it's no wonder that Saturday Night Live eventually would go along with TV network synergy and ... [Read More]
Third Frames: Chris Gethard in Toronto
Name a show configuration, and Chris Gethard played it at Comedy Bar this weekend. Standup in both the main theatre and the cabaret space, improv with Mantown, sketch with Sunday Night Live…... [Read More]
Review: SheDot Festival Highlights
The inaugural SheDot Festival took over Toronto's Comedy Bar for of three nights of all-female comedy this weekend, staged by Toronto comedians and producers Martha O'Neill, Becky Bays, Anna Gustafson, and Karen O'Keefe. The festival moves to the Opera House S... [Read More]
This happened: James Adomian in Toronto
James Adomian returned to Toronto for a trifecta of improv, standup, and sketch this weekend [Read More]
Third Frames: Brendon Walsh at the Dark Comedy Festival
The 2013 edition of the Dark Comedy Festival is underway, with an opening weekend that included shows by Dave Attell, Big Jay Oakerson, and Brendon Walsh [Read More]